WATCH: Coach Fickell Post-Practice No. 13

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WEST HARRISON, Indiana – The University of Cincinnati football team practiced under the lights Wednesday at the Higher Ground Conference & Retreat Center in West Harrison, Indiana.

UC spent about two-and-a-half hours on the field, working through a number of situational periods as the 2019 install continued. Head Coach Luke Fickell met with the assembled media following practice. Click the video above to see his comments. 

UC will return to the practice field Thursday at Higher Ground to continue preparations for the 2019 opener, which is almost two weeks away.

The 2019 season opens in primetime on ESPN against UCLA on Thursday, Aug. 29 in Nippert Stadium. Get your tickets now by calling 1-877-CATS-TIX or visiting

The Bearcats will honor the 10th Anniversary of the 2009 perfect regular season throughout the campaign with all season ticket holders set to receive an exclusive dual bobblehead commemorating one of the greatest plays in UC history, the 29-yard TD strike from Tony Pike to Armon Binns in UC’s come-from-behind win over Pitt on Dec. 5, 2009.
All 2019 UC football season-ticket holders will receive the dual bobblehead, one per ticket purchased. The season-ticket book, also exclusive to season-ticket holders, features a dual 2009-2019 season-ticket design showcasing Bearcats stars of past and present.
Click HERE for more information.
Season-ticket prices start at $99 in the Aquafina Family Section for an exciting six-game home schedule in Nippert Stadium which includes primetime matchups under the lights against UCLA and two-time defending American Athletic Conference Champion UCF, along with the annual Battle for the Victory Bell against Miami (OH), the 2009 team recognition against Tulsa, a homecoming matchup against UConn and senior day against Temple.
The Primetime Plan (UCLA & UCF tickets) starts at $65 a seat, the Football Flex Pack (five ticket vouchers) is $155 and group tickets for outings of 20 or more start at $24.
Student season tickets are nearly sold out, but limited quantities are still available for $70. Click HEREfor more information.
Check out the newly launched football tickets hub by clicking HERE.
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